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10 Dec. 2015

NATO pledge to strengthen training on international humanitarian law

This week in Geneva, NATO attended for the first time the 32nd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, in an observer capacity. The Organization formally pledged to continue a substantive dialogue with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to identify areas where training and education provided by NATO on international humanitarian law may be further enhanced.

10 Dec. 2015

NATO-supported DNA researcher wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

From quiet, rural Turkey to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Professor Aziz Sancar has, from a young age, made life choices that have taken him as far as discovering ways of curing serious illnesses such as skin cancer.

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Stoltenberg praises Albania’s role in strengthening stability in Western Balkans

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Albania’s strong commitment to NATO in a visit to Tirana on Thursday (10 December 2015). After talks with Prime Minister Edi Rama, Mr. Stoltenberg thanked Albania for its continued contributions to the Alliance’s missions in Afghanistan and Kosovo, and for its efforts to build the defence capabilities of NATO partners Georgia and Ukraine. Highlighting Albania’s key role in the Western Balkans, the Secretary General added that Tirana’s cooperation with its neighbours makes “a valuable contribution to the security across the region.”

9 Dec. 2015

NATO Secretary General marks the UN Anti-Corruption Day

NATO is playing its part to strengthen good governance and reduce the risk of corruption in the defence and security sectors. Marking the United Nations Anti-Corruption Day, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said: “We have to have a long-term perspective and understand the importance of reform, building institutions and fighting corruption”.

8 Dec. 2015

Cooperation, reforms, security challenges dominate talks between Secretary General and Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Strengthening defence cooperation, implementing reforms and addressing shared security challenges were the main issues discussed between NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dr. Dragan Čović during talks on Tuesday (8 December 2015) at NATO headquarters.

4 Dec. 2015

Preparing Mauritanian officers for national and international operations

NATO and Mauritania completed the annual review of the Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) in Nouakchott, Mauritania, in November. This programme has developed ties between the teaching faculty of Mauritania’s Staff College (École Nationale d’État-Major de la Mauritanie, ENEM) and NATO institutions.

Source: NATO

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